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Natalie Gagarkina

Natalie Gagarkina

Associate
About

Natalie represents employers in litigation before federal and state courts, as well as various arbitration forums and administrative agencies. Her litigation experience includes defending both single plaintiff and class action claims, including all forms of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour matters.

Natalie also advises clients on a wide range of workplace issues, including compliance with federal, state and local employment laws, wage and hour practices, and non-compete agreements.

Areas of FocusEmployment
Bar admissionsNew York
Languages
  • Russian
Education
  • J.D., New York University
    cum laude
    Staff Editor, New York University Review of Law and Social Change
    Schulte Roth and Zabel Prize for excellence in employment and employee benefits law
  • J.D., Washington & Lee University
  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University, Economics and Psychology

Pro Bono

In addition to her employment law practice, Natalie is actively engaged in various pro bono matters. Natalie has successfully represented individuals seeking asylum in the U.S. and assisted nonprofit groups in the DACA renewal process.

Natalie also provides pro bono employment law counsel to various non-profit organizations, including a not-for-profit cinema and education center and an advocacy organization against domestic violence.

Publications and media

  • Co-author, "US: Congress passes law banning mandatory arbitration of sexual assault and sexual harassment claims," Lexology, March 8, 2022
  • Co-author, "Congress passes law banning mandatory arbitration of sexual assault and sexual harassment claims," Lexology, February 17, 2022
  • Co-author, "US: New York substantially expands employee whistleblower protection," Lexology, January 31, 2022
  • Co-author, "New York substantially expands employee whistleblower protection," Lexology, January 28, 2022

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